Sports News and Bookmarking - Submitted news - Tennis en Rodger Federer opts out of the Halle's ATP tournament <p>Rodger Federer has announced that he will not defend his title at the Halle's ATP tournament this season.The world number two has admitted that exhaustion has forced him out of the tournament claimed his 14th grand slam title at the French open on Sunday with a straight set victory over Robin Soderling.</p> Halle&#039;s ATP Rodger Federer Tennis Tennis tournament Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:49:00 +0000 admin 52668 at Nadal doubt lifts Murray's chances for Wimbledon <p>ANDY Murray kicks off his grasscourt season today as the No1 seed at the Aegon Championships in London, a result of the withdrawal through injury of defending champion Rafael Nadal.</p> Aegon Championships Andy Murray Rafael Nadal Tennis Wed, 10 Jun 2009 11:12:24 +0000 admin 52661 at Nadal's Wimbledon defence in the balance <p>Rafael Nadal's defence of his Wimbledon singles title is hanging in the balance after the world No.1 admitted he was struggling to overcome a bout of tendinitis in both knees.</p> Rafael Nadal&#039;s Tennis Tennis warm-up tournament Wimbledon Wed, 10 Jun 2009 07:02:29 +0000 admin 52626 at Roddick rues likely early date with Hewitt <p>The pair have dominated the grass-court tournament over the last decade, but are scheduled to meet in the last 16 if Australian star Hewitt can beat Frederico Gil in the second round on Wednesday.</p> andy roddick grass-court tournament Hewitt Tennis Tennis Wed, 10 Jun 2009 05:10:16 +0000 admin 52601 at Wimbledon - Nadal still hopeful over Wimbledon <p>Defending champion Rafael Nadal has said he will do all he can to shake off a knee injury and be fit for this year's Wimbledon.</p> Rafael Nadal Tennis Tennis Wimbledon Tue, 09 Jun 2009 13:26:23 +0000 admin 52579 at Wimbledon - Nadal to learn Wimbledon fate <p>World number one Rafael Nadal is undergoing tests on his knees in Barcelona to determine whether he can defend his Wimbledon title later this month.</p> Rafael Nadal robin soderling Tennis Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 11:30:24 +0000 admin 52564 at Sharapova and Brits move on <p>Former world number one Maria Sharapova cruised into the second round of WTA Birmingham with a 6-4 6-2 victory over Canada's Stephanie Dubois.</p> Bethanie Matte Edgbaston Priory Club Tennis Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 09:57:00 +0000 admin 52548 at CORRECTED-ANALYSIS-Tennis-Soderling and miracle forehand rescue <p>deleting reference to John McEnroe having won three of the four grand slam tournaments. McEnroe has won neither the Australian nor French Opens)</p> John McEnroe robin soderling Roger Federer Tennis Tommy Haas Tue, 09 Jun 2009 09:18:10 +0000 admin 52539 at Disabled Japanese tennis star hopes to inspire <p>Japan's Paralympic tennis champion Shingo Kunieda believes that his success can serve as an inspiration to other disabled people and encourage them to take up the sport.</p> Paralympic tennis champion Paralympics Shingo Kunieda Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:39:02 +0000 admin 52515 at Lleyton Hewitt cruises into second round at Queen's Club <p>Hewitt, a former world number one and Wimbledon champion in 2002, looked as comfortable on grass as ever as he took just 44 minutes to see off his opponent, the world No. 109.</p> Eduardo Schwank. Lleyton Hewitt Queen&#039;s Club grasscourt Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:11:47 +0000 admin 52508 at Nadal having medical tests on knees in Barcelona <p>A posting on Nadal's Web site said the reigning Wimbledon champion is in Barcelona for medical tests Monday and Tuesday. He is expected to make an announcement by Wednesday.</p> Queen&#039;s Club Rafael Nadal Tennis Wimbledon champion Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:07:28 +0000 admin 52507 at Former champion Hewitt starts Queen's with easy win <p>Four-times champion Lleyton Hewitt took just 44 minutes to crush Argentinian Eduardo Schwank 6-1 6-0 in the first round of the Queen's Club tournament on Monday.</p> Eduardo Schwank Lleyton Hewitt Queen&#039;s Club tournament Tennis Tue, 09 Jun 2009 05:35:07 +0000 admin 52501 at French Open - Federer scared by court invader <p>Roger Federer said it was "scary" and "frightening" when a spectator jumped on to the court from the stands and tried to put a hat on his head during his French Open final against Sweden's Robin Soderling.</p> Monica Seles Robin Soderling. Roger Federer Steffi Graf Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 12:21:21 +0000 admin 52481 at Swede wins French boys' title <p>Daniel Berta of Sweden won the boys' title on Sunday at the French Open, and Kristina Mladenovic of France won the girls' tournament.</p> Kent Roger Federer Sweden Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 07:32:03 +0000 admin 52433 at Sublime genius triumphs, finally <p>After several years of struggle, tears and turmoil, Roger Federer has won the one title which had prevented people from naming him the greatest tennis player ever.</p> Bjorn Borg ohn McEnroe Roger Federer Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 07:29:37 +0000 admin 52432 at Intruder interrupts Roger Federer's French Open win <p>Federer pushed the intruder aside and the man then danced in front of him waving the Barcelona soccer team flag.</p> Barcelona Soccer French Open Roger Federer Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 06:20:19 +0000 admin 52419 at Federer claims historic Paris win <p>World number two Federer becomes only the sixth man to have won each of the four Grand Slam tournaments.</p> French Open robin soderling Roger Federer Tennis Mon, 08 Jun 2009 04:45:25 +0000 admin 52396 at Roger Federer attacked by fan at French Open (video) <p>During the second set of the French Open men’s final on Sunday, a most bizarre event occurred: a court invader ran into the field, waved a Barcelona flag and tried to put a hat on Roger Federer.</p> Roger Federer Tennis Sun, 07 Jun 2009 19:18:32 +0000 admin 52365 at Roger Federer Wins 2009 French Open Mens Single Final <p>Roger Fedrer defeated Robin Soderling in straight sets [6-1, 7-6, 6-4] to clinch the 2009 French Open Men’s Single title at Roland Garros. With this win, Roger Federer creates history:</p> Tennis Sun, 07 Jun 2009 17:29:22 +0000 admin 52353 at Federer ties Sampras’ record of 14 major titles <p>Roger Federer has won his first French Open championship to tie Pete Sampras’ record of 14 major titles and complete a career Grand Slam.</p> Tennis Sun, 07 Jun 2009 16:30:17 +0000 admin 52342 at